False Cypress

Chamaecyparis pisifera



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Trio of compact pyramidal Soft Serve Gold Chamaecyparis in fall garden Close up of bright golden fern like foliage of Soft Serve Gold Chamaecyparis Dwarf Soft Serve Gold Chamaecyparis in landscape YouTube video describing the plant shown on this page
  • Colorful evergreen
  • Useful habit
  • Deer resistant

A gold version of the best seller. Soft Serve® Sawara cypress has long been popular as an easy-care alternative to dwarf Alberta spruce, and we’re pleased to offer this showier version in cheery gold. It shares the same attractive pyramidal habit and easy-going care. Hardy and resistant to burning from sun and wind.

USDA Zone 4 - 8 (-30°F/-34.4°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 6 - 10'

Width 6 - 10'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Evergreen

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil Adaptable to any well-drained (but not dry) soil.

Pruning Little needed; prune in early summer if desired.

Uses Shrub borders, hedges, specimen, perennial borders and containers.

Growing Tips Shear two to three times in production to develop body and habit.